How neobanks, start-ups, digital and mobile tech are redefining banking and finance

12 Jun 2018

If you use your mobile phone or the web to do most, if not all, of your money management, then you’re a part of the digital revolution that has disrupted the banking and finance world in the last couple of years.

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How technology is transforming an 800-year-old justice system

16 May 2018

As providers of essential services with better access to resources, government bodies and their affiliated agencies are well-placed to be at the forefront of digital transformation.

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NSW Government announces buy.nsw

16 May 2018

We’re excited to announce one of our key sponsors, the NSW Government, will be launching a new procurement platform on 31 May 2018.

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Tech creativity comes alive at CeBIT StartUp 2018

15 May 2018

CeBIT Australia is hosting the largest start-up showcase in the Asia Pacific with over 100 tech focused start-ups presenting products and services to potential customers, investors or partners over its three days.

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NSW Government stand showcasing NSW’s most innovative tech companies

27 Apr 2018

Some of NSW’s best technology talent will be taking centre-stage at Asia Pacific’s biggest technology exhibition, CeBIT Australia 2018, thanks to its partnership with the NSW Government.

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5 top tips for successful legacy system migration

29 Mar 2018

If you’re still dealing with a legacy system at your organisation, you’re no doubt starting to feel the strain.

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5 ways the right travel tech can protect your data, people, and bottom line

27 Mar 2018

Corporate travel is the second largest indirect spend for business but most are struggling to unlock a greater return on investment. The key is using the right travel tech which will not only help your bottom line, but protect your employees and keep your data secure.

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CeBIT Australia 2018 conference program announced

14 Feb 2018

CeBIT Australia, Asia Pacific’s largest and longest running business technology conference and exhibition, has released the 2018 conference program. CeBIT Australia will welcome 300 leading technology suppliers to the exhibition floor, while the new streamlined conference program features over 50 expert speakers across four dedicated streams.

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Outsourcing IT: The 4 jobs actually worth it

04 Sep 2017

The question of whether your small to medium business should develop its own IT staff or enter into partnerships – outsourcing – with companies which specialise in the field, is a relatively new one.

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The onset of autonomous vehicles, and what that means for society

21 Aug 2017

A future with autonomous vehicles (AVs) is often touted as a sort of utopia.

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The world’s largest battery: Tesla’s battery in South Australia explained

19 Jul 2017

Earlier this month, Elon Musk flew in to announce that Tesla won the South Australian Government’s tender for the world’s largest battery installation (it’s 60% bigger than any other large-scale battery energy storage system on Earth). To top things off, Musk says if the battery isn’t complete in 100 days, it will be free!

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Is government ready for blockchain?

17 Jul 2017

The potential for blockchain to affect change for a large number of people is very exciting and has been a hot topic in technology circles for a while.

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Preparing and transforming technology to access cost effective, scalable and lean results

14 Jul 2017

What qualities does an effective IT leader need to create lasting and dynamic change?

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Balancing security, privacy and insight on how to best manage healthcare data

12 Jul 2017

As many speakers touched on at the recent CeBIT digital healthcare conference, those who work with healthcare data have to walk a fine line between privacy and using it to create innovative outcomes for patients.

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Creating innovative digital healthcare solutions

29 Jun 2017

What are some of the biggest issues plaguing healthcare? What do customers want from their healthcare providers? What are some of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the digital healthcare industry?

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Citizen engagement and the digital user experience

16 Jun 2017

Data makes government agencies more dynamic, more responsive and more open to change.

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Australia Post: Solving digital friction could unlock $11b of value each year

01 Jun 2017

Identity moments are defined as the daily interactions when you prove who you are.

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How to make digital health a viable solution in Australia

25 May 2017

‘We’re all in this room because we share a common vision, putting to work digital enablement to help out patients. Yet there is still some work to be done - we’re not where we want to be yet.’

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Adapting our skills to meet the demands of the 4th industrial revolution

25 May 2017

“The new systems of digital revolution are powerful, but they are also a bit scary because they have the potential to fundamentally change us as humans,” Nicholas Davis, Head of Society and Innovation at the World Economic Forum Geneva summed up one of the key dilemmas of our times.

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How government agencies can be more open and agile

24 May 2017

Australians have high expectations of a digital government.

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Post-census digital government in Australia

24 May 2017

The lesson of the 2016 census was a serious one. It brought to light issues about big data, governance and the social contract. It also exposed how difficult it can be for governments to manage risk while striving for open and agile models of operation.

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Collaboration is key to making the most of our opportunities

23 May 2017

It was fitting that Harvey Stockbridge, Managing Director Hannover Fairs Australia, commenced CeBIT Australia 2017 by taking a moment to commend its relocation to the beautiful new International Convention Centre. He acknowledged, ‘the rebuild of the ICC is a landmark project for the NSW government.’

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3 reasons why Israel is the start-up nation to watch

21 Apr 2017

When you think of areas where innovation and start-ups are rife, it’s usually places like Silicon Valley and countries such as South Korea and Singapore that spring to mind most readily. 

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How government agencies can embrace the potential of blockchain

28 Mar 2017

Ever wanted to know how blockchain technology can reduce fraud? Or better yet, how governments around the globe are implementing the technology for better digital services? Well the GovInnovate Team has you covered.

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Collaboration and innovation: The evolution of the Digital Marketplace Australia

22 Mar 2017

Catherine Thompson was happy and fulfilled in her role at a promising start-up when the Digital Transformation Office (now Agency) approached her to head up the Digital Marketplace.

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Innovation: How Australia Post keeps up with consumer demands today and into the future

20 Mar 2017

In the lead-up to CeBIT Australia 2017, we had a chance to catch up with Gold Sponsor Australia Post to discover how they are innovating their services to keep up with today’s consumer expectations and demands. Read on as Regis Bauchiere, General Manager, Identity Solutions of Australia Post, tells us what we can expect from Australia Post in the next few years.

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3 different approaches to digital government

16 Mar 2017

Digital delivery does not come without its challenges. Culture, processes and the digital skills required to use new technologies are just a few of the hurdles digital project teams need to mull over before they seek to transform important services.

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[Presentation] Open data, access and policy shaping

15 Mar 2017

With the emergence of three separate policy units related to public data, it can be difficult to understand the ins and outs of data policy within the framework of digital government.

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4 grants and programs your small business should be applying for

14 Mar 2017

Starting your own business takes passion and perseverance, we’ve heard this time and time again. But it also takes cash. And, depending on the business you’re in, it might take a lot.

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6 key ways government agencies can leverage their data

13 Mar 2017

As government’s begin to ride the wave of innovation, it will be important for departments across federal, state and local levels to make sense of these vast and complex new sets of information.

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4 key global digital government milestones you should know about

10 Mar 2017

You could easily be fooled into believing governments going digital is a new fad. Everything nowadays has an ‘i’ or an ‘e’ in front of it.

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Australia’s 4 most influential government CIOs

10 Mar 2017

The role of the CIO has become broader in the last few decades. They need to take on more, often with smaller budgets, managing both internal and external stakeholders. These challenges can be amplified in the public sector.

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[Video] Digital transformation in Bangladesh

09 Mar 2017

Building a workforce capable of delivering digital projects, while also ensuring infrastructure is up to scratch for the latest technologies is no small task.

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How governments can mitigate the effects of antisocial online behaviour

27 Feb 2017

Our mobile devices have made our lives handy.

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Behind the mask: the rise of hacktivism

13 Feb 2017

In the first industrial revolution, a group of angered weavers and textile workers were made redundant, losing their livelihoods to technology that could do the job quicker and more efficiently.

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The dark side of technology: The World Economic Forum’s 2017 report on AI

30 Jan 2017

The 2015 mystery Ex Machina explores the dark relationship between an AI creation, her maker and a programmer unwittingly brought in to be a test subject in the maker’s experiment:

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How government agencies can balance innovation and privacy concerns with cloud computing

17 Jan 2017

At the Cloud and Computing Expo in 2010, Andrew Solomon then the A/G Assistant Commissioner at the OIAC gave a presentation about opportunities and challenges that cloud technology would present for government agencies and for citizens.

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The Digital Marketplace: Unlocking opportunities for Australian SMEs

28 Dec 2016

In March 2016 the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) launched its Digital Transformation initiative.

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[Presentation] Building a digital services platform

08 Dec 2016

The Department of Human Services' Chief Technology Officer, Charles McHardie AM delivered a thought provoking presentation at eGovernment 2016 @ CeBIT. His presentation focused on how to recreate an organisation where its 'services are shaped' around the public. 

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The digital literacy skills schools must be teaching students

29 Nov 2016

When adults meet children for the first time, they love to ask them the question: What do you want to be when you grow up?

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Electronic voting in Australia: The problem with digitising democracy

15 Nov 2016

The internet allows us to shop, bank, work, sign contracts, apply for loans, pay bills and do our taxes all from the privacy of our own homes.

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Looking to the future: The program for CeBIT Australia 2017 is here!

14 Oct 2016

We are looking to the future with the launch of our CeBIT Australia 2017 agenda. As the largest and longest running technology conference and exhibition in the Asia-Pacific, we pride ourselves on bringing together a diverse array of experts from around the world.

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The 30-minute city: How smart city technology will get us there

31 Aug 2016

In March this year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shared a dream with various members of the media.

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How big data is changing policy making

16 Aug 2016

Big data is rapidly becoming the cornerstone for major decision-making for businesses and governments.

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How South Korea became the most innovative country and what we can learn from it

01 Aug 2016

Fostering innovation is paramount to sustaining an abundant economy. Governments world-wide know this.

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Life after Brexit and the Australian election: How reliable is polling data?

18 Jul 2016

In the last few weeks we have seen two very different examples of how technology, polling and data

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Transforming to drive growth in a digital economy

04 May 2016

Australia Post has come a long way over the past 5 years, having had to cope with large social, economic and digital changes. But they are now fitter and more agile than ever.

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Digital transformation to give ADF competitive warfare edge

03 May 2016

To gain a competitive advantage in the information age the Australian Defence Force will have to undergo a complete culture change in the way it approaches digital and information technology.

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ATO moving toward digitalisation at a fast pace

03 May 2016

Things should just happen automatically, that’s the main aim of the Australian Taxation Office’s move to the digital space.

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Government ministerial keynote address

02 May 2016

If one word could sum up this morning’s opening address given by the Hon. Mike Baird, Premier of NSW and Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney, it is collaboration.

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The worldwide classroom: How technology will change the education landscape

14 Apr 2016

In the not-so-distant past, the Australian classroom was a very different place.

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What digital transformation means for government agencies

05 Apr 2016

Most public service agencies know that they need to get must make digitisation a key priority and quickly.

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Can technology improve democratic participation?

29 Feb 2016

The below excerpt from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address has long been held as the hallmark of a functioning democracy, not only in its place of origin, the United States, but across the world.

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The changing role of ICT in emergency and disaster response

19 Feb 2016

Boxing day 2004: in the haze of post-Christmas indulgence, the news of a tsunami started to trickle

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IoT: what it means for government and citizens

09 Feb 2016

Once the outlandish dream of sci-fi writers and mad men, the age of intelligent systems has not only arrived, it has been invited into the home. 

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Planning smart cities with big data

11 Dec 2015

These days city planners have more access to data than ever before. Did you know that up until 2003 civilisation created only 5 exabytes (that’s a quintillion if you were wondering) of data? By the end of 2012 the same amount of information was being created every two days.

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Digital Metamorphosis: how governments can cater to the changing needs of their citizens

27 Nov 2015

Government sectors stand at a crossroad.

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Service NSW paves the way for government tech integration

03 Nov 2015

Owen Lansbury has more than two decades experience leading award-winning interactive teams for a range of international web development firms.

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CeBIT Australia: Shaping the business technology landscape

21 Oct 2015

IP telephony, cable modems and biometrics - those were the topics shaping the business technology landscape in 2001 when CeBIT Australia opened its doors for the very first time.

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How digital technologies are changing public service delivery

15 Oct 2015

The Australian Government - along with many other governments worldwide - has recognised this imperative and made the digitalisation of public service delivery a top priority for 2015.

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